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If the server is nice, timely... 15% Which is most of the time.



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15% if service is good.



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I tip between 15% and 20% also, usually, depending.

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15-20% of the bill, before tax, more if the service was exemplary.

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Twenty percent

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20-30% but if the service is horrible with very inattentive behaviour there will be no tip~

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Depends on the service. Last year my mother, my daughter and I went to Red Robin for dinner one night. It wasn't all that busy at the time. There were 2 servers in the section we were in and 4 occupied tables. We ordered and it took 65 minutes to get our burgers. They were cold when we got them so we had to send them back. Took another 25 minutes. My daughter then wanted a simple dish of ice cream with chocolate sauce for desert. Thought that would be rather quick. Well, after 20 minutes we still hadn't gotten it and our server was nowhere to be found. A manager walked by and we called him over and told him we haven't seen our server in 20 minutes, since we ordered the ice cream and he went to check on it and she had left without even putting in our order for the ice cream. She was done at 7 oclock and it was now 7:30. needless to say, we paid the bill without waiting for the ice cream and we left no tip. Have not gone back there since. But last week I went to BRGR here right near my house and had a $18 bill and left her a $12 tip cause my server was outstanding. Few years ago was on vacation in Virginia Beach. Went to a fancy restaurant for dinner and 15 minutes after ordering we got my daughters food, but not mine or my mothers. The server says they have a special cook who does the childrens menu. And they always bring out the kids meals first so the adults can talk and enjoy the restaurant in peace. I said to the man, well what happens when the adult meals come? He asks what did I mean. I said I would rather eat my meal in peace and enjoy the meal I am paying 25 bucks for then have my kid hurry me and beg to leave cause she has been done eating for half an hour.

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I tip between 15 - 20%.

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minimum of 20 percent. Higher depending on service.

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Too much

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I used to be a waitress to get through college so I tip 15-25%



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usually at least 15%



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15-20, but I do believe some horrible servers deserve nothing. In the old days a gratuity rewarded good service, now its expected for any service.



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15 - 20%

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15-20%



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I have worked in the serves industry for years and I generally leave 20% if not more.



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depends on service, if it's good 15-20%



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depends on the service

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between 15 and a little over 20%



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About 20% when its just me.

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20 % or more for a jobemoticon

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Normally, at least 20 - 25 %.

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20%+ for good service less for poor service

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I know its part of the servers job...but it is not necessary to repeatedly ask.."How's everything?"
18%...or more if they leave us alone for 5 mins.

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20+ % and if using a coupon, or a buy one get one free I tip on total before discount.




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It depends on the service.




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Usually 20% if the service was good


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15 to 20%..depends on the service quality.

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20% fairly often. if service sucks then 15%. which is the minimum standard i think. but even bad servers have to make a living...



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15%, sometimes more

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At least 15% More at times.

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10 - 15%

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15-20%

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Usually 20 percent.


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depends on how good they are



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what they earn and deserve



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Usually 20% unless the service is bad.



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Depends on the service-I usually tip well, if they are good-and don't bug you every 2 min.-otherwise-it's not pretty!!!!!!

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Dined at an fancier place than usual. 20% tip was included...glad I checked over the receipt, and not left another 20%.

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depending on service, 10-20%

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Based on the service they provide!

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Depends on the service

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I double the calculated tax from the bill and add $1



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I had a sister and my mother who went through periods in their life where they were waitresses.. I know how hard they work. So as long as my coffee cup is kept full I tip 20%... and do so happily!



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depends on the service (minimum 15% and the max could be...)



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a lot of people don't realize that servers do not get min. wage.
if their lucky they will get 3-4 dollars hr. plus tips. so the 20% tip is very much appreciated .

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20%

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20%, more if the service is awesome, but NEVER less. That is their only source of income, what do you expect them to afford when you can only leave 5$ on 50$, and you shouldnt be out anyway if you cant afford it.

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